Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for SA
South Australia Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued at 12:18 pm Wednesday, 22 February 2017.
Winds over the Mount Lofty Ranges and in the Mid North have decreased now that
the front has moved through these districts, and the immediate threat of severe
weather has passed. However, windy conditions are expected to continue generally
across central and eastern parts of the State this afternoon.
Earlier today, winds of 50-65 km/h with gusts to 95 km/h were recorded at
Hindmarsh Island and gusts of 75-80 km/h were recorded at a number of other
locations in the Mount Lofty Ranges and Mid North.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
No further warnings will be issued for this event.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.
The southeast corner of Queensland will enter autumn longing for rain and cooler temperatures after enduring its hottest summer on record.
Some $140 million will be spent on flood mitigation in Adelaide's inner-south and south-west over the next 20 years after an agreement between the State Government and five local councils.
Perth is enjoying a warm and dry end to what has otherwise wet and relatively cool summer.